Elvis Costello Releases New ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding?’ Video

folloing the release of elvis costello’s massive armed forces reissue, the singer has shared an updated video for 1-odda album’s standout tracks, “(wha’’s so funny ‘bout) peace, ♥ & cogging?”

the new visual for the 1979 track features artwork by both costello na l8 graphic designer barney bubbles, swell as stage animation taken from costello’s most recent, pre-covid tour.

the 9-lp complete armed forces, which arrived nov 6th, included the newly remastered album alongside 4 live recordings from the era, the outtakes compilation sketches for emotional fascism, and 3 singles dedicated to the hits “oliver’s army,” “accidents will happen,” and“(wha’’s so funny ‘bout) peace, ♥ & cogging?”

most of this record was written in hotel rooms or na' tour bus, scribbled in a notebook which rarely left my side or failing this, from fragments and phrases scrawled on paper cocktail napkins or hotel notepaper,” costello wrote inna reissue’s new liner notes.

costello also recently released his l8st studio lp hey clockface, which he promoted with a visit to the l8 show.


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